Liberal Arts Advantage

 

Breakout Session 1 Options 10:00 to 10:50 am:

From the Liberal Arts Classroom to Career

Recommended Audience: First-Year and Sophomores

Are you having trouble deciding on your major?  Or are you worried that your major will not help you to launch a successful career?  This interactive presentation can help you determine what major is the right fit for you and help you uncover your unique strengths and interests. The session will discuss the skills you need to develop for your career – critical thinking, communication and collaboration – and how you can gain those through your liberal arts courses.

Share Your Liberal Arts Story in Interviews

Recommended Audience: All Students

When interviewing with an employer, it’s important to talk about what specifically makes you the best candidate for a position.  This interactive session will teach you a method to effectively share your unique story in an interview while highlighting core skills gained through the Liberal Arts – critical thinking, communication and collaboration.

How to Find a Job

Recommended Audience: Seniors

This presentation will go in-depth about the preparation needed to conduct a successful job search leading up to graduation.  The session will teach you how to research and identify job openings that align with your liberal arts skill set along with the most effective ways to showcase your qualifications.  Online resources and networking strategies will also be discussed.

 

Breakout Session 2 Options 11:00 am to 11:50 am

From the Liberal Arts Classroom to Career

Recommended Audience: First-Year and Sophomores

Are you having trouble deciding on your major?  Or are you worried that your major will not help you to launch a successful career?  This interactive presentation can help you determine what major is the right fit for you and help you uncover your unique strengths and interests. The session will discuss the skills you need to develop for your career – critical thinking, communication and collaboration – and how you can gain those through your liberal arts courses.

Share Your Liberal Arts Story in Interviews

Recommended Audience: All Students

When interviewing with an employer, it’s important to talk about what specifically makes you the best candidate for a position.  This interactive session will teach you a method to effectively share your unique story in an interview while highlighting core skills gained through the Liberal Arts – critical thinking, communication and collaboration.

How to Find a Job

Recommended Audience: Seniors

This presentation will go in-depth about the preparation needed to conduct a successful job search leading up to graduation.  The session will teach you how to research and identify job openings that align with your liberal arts skill set along with the most effective ways to showcase your qualifications.  Online resources and networking strategies will also be discussed.

 

Panel 

Catena Bergevin, Director of Development, ArtsGreensboro

Patricia Baker, HR & Safety Manager, Volvo Group Recruitment

Aarti Ramakrishnan, Talent Acquisition – Senior Lead Campus Recruiter – North America, Infosys

Aprelle Hill, National Talent Training Manager, National Talent Acquisitions Group, INROADS

Kasey Radcliffe, Creative Recruiter, Pace Communication

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